Estate Planning Awareness Week: The Importance to You and Your Family of Having an Estate Plan
In 2008, Congress recognized the need for the public to understand the importance and benefits of estate planning by passing House Resolution 1499, which designated the third week of October as National Estate Planning Awareness Week.
Myths We Tell Ourselves About Estate Planning
Estate planning can be a very difficult process to start without the right guidance. Making the decision to move forward with the planning requires us to face our mortality and this thought can stop many people right in their tracks. Others talk themselves out of seeing a qualified attorney to put together an estate plan based on some of the following common myths:
Pet Trusts Offer Protection for Your Furry Family Member
The best way to ensure your animal companions are properly taken care of in the event of your death or incapacity is to create a pet trust.